Monday, January 26, 2015
Wesley Bedrosian’s weirdly accurate 3D caricature style nailed this illustration of Vladimir Putin trying to warm relations with Latin America for a recent issue of for Americas Quarterly.
Christina Wald illustrated a fascinating nature book for Capstone/Picture Window Books about the Christmas Island crab migration. Order a copy of this volume in the Extraordinary Migration series from Theispot.com Bookstore!
Zara Picken was commissioned by CSMA Club Life magazine to create an illustration for an article about attitudes to paid vacation in various countries around the world: how many days workers are entitled to versus how much of it they actually use.
Scott Roberts' illustration for Brigham Young University Alumni Magazine accompanies an article about “PIERRE,” which stands for Pseudo-Intelligent Evolutionary Real-time Recipe Engine. Can a computer be creative in the kitchen?
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Kirsten Ulve’s cover illustration for the New York Observer is a semi-abstract, completely accurate group portrait of this year’s Best Actress nominees, featuring Julianne Moore as the frontrunner.
James Yang’s illustration for Nautilus magazine accompanies an article that contrasts the creative with the technical. A robot might be programmed to go through the motions of painting, it but can’t capture the eloquence, the subtlety, the nuance of a human artist.
Alison Seiffer’s illustration for The New York Times Styles section demonstrates that for new media power brokers, lunch is spent at the keyboard or on the run and definitely martini-free.